Hi, everyone! Just a quick question. I have a Marshall DSL40c with a Celestion 70/80 factory installed speaker, rated at 16ohms. It's a little harsh sounding for me, so I wanted to switch to a Celestion Creamback, which I ordered through my local distributor, but instead of a 16ohm speaker, they brought an 8ohm speaker. My amp has 2x8ohm plugs and a 1x16ohm. What would happen if I installed the 8ohm speaker and used one of the 8 ohm outputs? Would this damage the amp? Would affect the tone (I'm looking for something more classic hard rock, which I understand is the Creamback's specialty)? Thanks for your help!
The DSL40C can run 1x 8ohm speaker but you cannot fit an extension speaker cabinet as this will take the impedence level below 8 ohms, the new speaker should have a power handling not less than 50 watts.
As you are replacing the orginal speaker the tone will be different, but it not possible to say exactly what the difference in tone will be.
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